Do not believe in the myth of the romantic artist, who produces a masterpiece minutes before a deadline.
It's something of a masterpiece of exposition in laying out the entire argument.
Yet modern readers barely have time to read their e-mail, let alone tackle a million word masterpiece.
Vincent didn't live to know that in his reaching for the stars, he had created a masterpiece.
And a little accent can sometimes lift something that's harmonious but dull to the level of a masterpiece.
The director's masterpiece plays to near-empty theaters, ultimately retreating to the art-house circuit as a cult oddity.
It is a masterpiece of its genre and deserves to be much better known.
In those early moments of interest and empathy, the masterpiece is born.
The result was a prose masterpiece, though one which modern scholars prefer to call an adaptation rather than a translation.
He visits his masterpiece of plumbing every couple of months and occasionally checks in there on foursquare.